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Occupational Therapy and Stroke

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ISBN-10: 1405192666

ISBN-13: 9781405192668

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Judi Edmans, Judi Edmans

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List price: $36.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/18/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Dr Judi Edmans is an Occupational Therapy Researcher in the Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, School of Community Health Sciences, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham. She is Editor of #8242;Neurological Practice#8242;.

List of Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Definition of stroke
Impact of stroke
Symptoms of stroke
Causes of stroke
Classification of stroke
International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Medical investigations following stroke and TIA
The prevention of recurrence of stroke (secondary prevention)
Neuroanatomy
Damage that can occur in different areas of the brain
Policy documents relating to stroke
Self-evaluation questions
Theoretical Basis
Introduction
Theoretical constructs
Conceptual models of practice
Frames of reference
Neuroplasticity
Intervention approaches
Self-evaluation questions
The Occupational Therapy Process
Introduction
The occupational therapy process
Procedural reasoning in different stroke care settings
Professional duties
Self-evaluation questions
Early Management
Introduction
Prior to assessment
Initial interview
Initial assessment
Intervention
Equipment
Other impairments impacting on functional ability
Swallowing
Mood
Fatigue
Self-evaluation questions
Management of Motor Impairments
Introduction
Assessment
Management principles and intervention
Therapeutic aims of intervention
Positioning the early stroke patient
Clinical challenges
Upper limb re-education
Avoiding secondary complications
Self-evaluation questions
Management of Visual and Sensory Impairments
Introduction
Visual processing
Somatosensory processing
Auditory processing
Vestibular processing
Olfactory and gustatory processing
Self-evaluation questions
Management of Cognitive Impairments
Definition of cognition
Cognitive functions
Assessment of cognitive functions
Cognitive rehabilitation
Attention
Memory
Language
Motor planning and apraxia
Executive dysfunction
Self-evaluation questions
Management of Perceptual Impairments
Introduction
Definition of perception
Normal perception
Perceptual impairments
Perceptual assessment
Intervention
Self-evaluation questions
Resettlement
Home visits
Community rehabilitation
Support available after a stroke and self-management
Carers
Younger people
Lifestyle and long-term management
Leisure rehabilitation
Getting out of the house and transport
Driving after stroke
Vocational rehabilitation
Resuming sexual activity
Stroke education
Self-evaluation questions
Evaluation
Record keeping
Standardised assessments
Evidence-based practice (EBP)
Outcome measures
Standards
Self-evaluation questions
Appendix: One-Handed Techniques
References
Definitions
Useful Books
Useful Organisations
Index